Wednesday, 21 November 2012

Rural General Practice

Emily Tait, a 4th year medical student at Dundee University, has published this e-book following a student module travelling around rural Scotland.  If you are interested in our Rural GP Training Program this book gives a really good feel for some of the issues facing  Scottish Rural General Practice.  A must read for anyone considering the Rural GP Training program.

Remote and Rural Medicine,  Emily Tait

The Harbour

Want to get a feel for the North East of Scotland?  Watch "The Harbour" on BBC Scotland.  Here is a link to the latest episode.

The Harbour Episode 5

Tuesday, 6 November 2012

North Of Scotland Deanery Voted Best In UK for GP Training!

In the 2012 GMC Survey  trainees voted the North Deanery as best in the UK for the general practice component of GP Training

NHS Education for Scotland (North Region)92.76
NHS Education for Scotland (East Region)92.28
NHS Education for Scotland (South-East Region)91.90
South West Peninsula Deanery91.38
Wessex Deanery90.76
Yorkshire and the Humber Postgraduate Deanery90.61
Northern Ireland Medical & Dental Training Agency90.57
Northern Deanery90.09
NHS Education for Scotland (West Region)90.01
Oxford Deanery89.37
Severn Deanery89.28
Wales Deanery88.99
London Deanery88.40
Mersey Deanery88.25
North Western Deanery87.49
East of England Multi-Professional Deanery87.08
Kent, Surrey and Sussex Deanery86.90
East Midlands Healthcare Workforce Deanery86.50
NHS West Midlands Workforce Deanery86.05
Defence Postgraduate Medical Deanery84.27

So don't take our word for it, look at what our trainees are saying!

Six Days to Applications Opening for GP Training in Scotland

Applications for GP Training open Monday November 12th.  For details of GP training in Scotland follow this link:-

Scottish GP Training

Closing date is midday Friday 7th December so you have four weeks to get your application in. Have a look at our page on "10 Reasons to Love General Practice" to see why there is only one specialty to apply to!